re·sched·ule | \(ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül, -jəl, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül\
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

Definition of reschedule 

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
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The university had a 10-day notice of the strike and rescheduled procedures for the week after the strike, Marsh said. Molly Sullivan, sacbee, "Picket line forms at UC Davis Med Center as three-day strike begins across UC system | The Sacramento Bee," 7 May 2018 Olsen said the incident has stuck with his staffers long after the flight was rescheduled on the budget airliner later that day. Alex Horton, Anchorage Daily News, "Plane carrying dozens of plumbers forced to turn back because of toilet problems," 31 Jan. 2018 The launch was rescheduled from Thursday to give Tropical Storm Debby time to clear the launch site. Michael Belfiore, Popular Mechanics, "Most Powerful Hydrogen Rocket Ever Is Set for Launch Friday," 28 June 2012 Holiday firework displays were rescheduled after Mother Nature staged her own show Wednesday night in the form of lightning and thunder. Susan Demar Lafferty, Daily Southtown, "Fireworks rescheduled in south suburbs after storms," 5 July 2018 Fireworks in Naperville and Batavia were rescheduled for Thursday night. Steve Lord, Aurora Beacon-News, "Aurora reschedules fireworks to coincide with Downtown Alive event," 5 July 2018 Fire at the Kentucky Center: Which shows are rescheduled or moved? Supriya Sridhad, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Center CEO optimistic about a quick reopening after fire," 15 June 2018 Shakira This concert was rescheduled from an early February date as the Latin-music superstar recovered from a hemorrhage on her vocal cord. Ed Masley, azcentral, "Summer concerts in Phoenix: Eagles, Post Malone, Logic, Panic! at the Disco, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa," 15 June 2018 The hearing was rescheduled after Penny originally didn't agree to appear. Charlotte Carroll,, "Ex-USA Gymnastics President Pleads the 5th to Questions on Athlete Sexual Abuse at Hearing," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of reschedule

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reschedule was in 1878

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English Language Learners Definition of reschedule

: to schedule (something) for a different time or date

: to arrange (a loan or debt) to be paid back at a later date than was originally planned

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